Supporting the independent education community

EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE

***REGISTER THROUGH EVENTBRITE ONLY***

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/early-childhood-conference-2017-tickets-35029706796

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Judy Atkinson and Margaret Hayes

"Planning safe learning environments for children with developmental trauma – lessons learnt - outcomes achieved"

Abstract: Preschool is one of the most important educational milestones in a child’s life. It is also a time when developmental problems can become apparent. Developing trusting relationships between parents and the school is important. In a conversation, Judy and Margaret will outline how they planned an educational process responsive to the children entering the Barwon Learning Centre, children designated as having behavioural problems, but children who became our teachers. This presentation will outline what we learnt and the outcomes achieved.

 

CONFERENCE ADDRESS

Merise Bickley

"Early Childhood Teacher Accreditation: What are the facts?"

Early childhood teachers in NSW have been required to be accredited with NSW Educational Standards Authority (formerly BOSTES) since July 2016. This short presentation will clarify some of the 'myths' in the sector about early childhood teacher accreditation and provide an up to date overview of the processes associated with achieving and maintaining Proficient Teacher accreditation guided by the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

 

GUEST SPEAKER

Kate Washington MP
Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education

 

WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTERS

  1. Yoga and mindfulness for children Radha Badicci
  2. Superannuation is sooo complicated - it’s just too hard Elaine Lawler and Danielle Ludowyka, HESTA
  3. Myth: practicing self care means making a choice between yourself and others! Sarah Moore, Leadership Without Limits
  4. Unpacking the Early Childhood Teacher Accreditation Journey Merise Bickley, NESA
  5. Building positive relationships with parents Karen Forbes, IEU

 

CONFERENECE DINNER

WHEN: Saturday 9 September 

WHERE:  IEU Office (The Briscoe Building) Level 1, 485-501 Wattle Street Ultimo 2007

CUISINE: Mediterranean  

CATERED BY: Sofrito Catering 

PRICE: $40 per person which includes all beverages such as sangria,wine, champagne, soft drinks, tea and coffee 

 

LIVE STREAMING

Can't make it to the conference this year? No worries, the IEU will be live streaming the conference.

Teachers who register can watch the conference online and will be credited up to 3 hours and 30 minutes of NESA registered Professional Development.

Tickets are available for $30 +GST per participant.

 

For more information contact Kayla Skorupan via email kayla@ieu.asn.au 

 

 

Where

MERCURE SYDNEY
818-820 George St, ULTIMO, NSW 2007

When

09 Sep 2017